Burradoo via Bowral NSW

Virginia McGowan

Joined August 2007

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Photograph, Of a home in Burradoo via Bowral in NSW used to be called Anglewood , and used as a private school during the 2 world war Currently abandoned with a housing estate making inroads on the land surrounding it. Bowral is famous for Don Bradman’s home town.There is a Don Bradman Museum there. for Peeps not knowing about Aussie’s most famous cricketer"

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‘Anglewood’ a stately 1890’s Queen Ann style residence

Anglewood is an amazing Queen Anne style residential building recognized bu the N.S.W heritage council. Built by Arthur Bruce Smith in 1890 original on 31 acres as country residence then acquired by Dr. George Sly Founder of solicitors, Sly & Weigall. Then in 1932 acquired by Thomas Knox for a boys school prior to the State Government in 1943 operating it as a children’s home until the early 1980-s. Anglewood was entirely closed in 1992. Mr Valdis Berzins purchased Anglewood in 2000 and went about on extensive renovations and additions, also building a tennis court and subdivisions of the acreage for residential housing. Anglewood stands on 2.133 ha in a mature old garden setting with circular driveway. The building consists of a formal lounge room, spacious family room , glorious kitchen, drawing room, sun room, vestibule, grand foyer, two mezzanine levels. Two parlors, eight bedrooms, six bathrooms ( five are en-suites , two powder rooms. Balcony, wide terrace, garaging for three cars. Three central heating systems, nine fire places. there are two separate buildings, one divided into eight small rooms.Brand new indoor heated swimming pool complex with bathroom amenities gymnasium & store room. Anglewood is a superb home and alternatively would be suitable as an exclusive Bed & Breakfast.

Artwork Comments

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